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Issue 48 (40 pp)

Summer 2019


Page Contents - Issue 48
FrontDan Dare montage, by John M Burns.
2From the Editor, and the Dan Dare memorabilia stationary set.
3-6Dan Dare, in "Shakedown Cruise", Episodes 23 & 24, written and drawn by Tim Booth.
7-8Space News: A plan for new work on nuclear rocket engines, evidence that Uranus' atmosphere is not so quiet and featureless, signs of ancient groundwater on Mars, and the first picture of a black hole, are presented and discussed by Ray Wright.
9-13The Don Harley Story, Part2, by Alan Vince.
14-15Selection of Don Harley's upublished illustrations and rough drawings.
16-19Operation Pintos, Episode 7. Tom makes a dangerous flight to close down a Vitron power plant. Story by Gordon Coombs, Art by Harry Winslade.
20-21Centre-spread: A montage of character from the Dan Dare stories, by John M Burns
22-27The Golden Amazon, Chapter 3, "PROMETHEUS UNBOUND", Part 1. Article and strip by John Russell Fearn. Strip art lettering by Ron Turner, Script by Philip Harbottle, Colouring by Martin Baines, based on "Conquest of the Amazon" by John Russell Fearn. Editing and additional material by John Lawrence.
28-33Pioneers of the Future. How Walter Booth, H. Stanley White and Reg Perrott invented the adventure, science fiction, and cinematic comic strips in Britain, paving the way for Eagle and Dan Dare, By Andrew Darlington.
34-38The Heavy Launch Sites for the V2 in World War Two. An article describing the little-known fixed launch sites built for the V2, but never used, by Ray Wright
BackMore of Don Harley's previously unpublished illustrations and rough drawings, continued from centre spread.